Spleen Meridian Acupuncture Points

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Acupuncture Meridian - Spleen

SP 1: yin bai / Hidden White
Function: Strengthens the Spleen, regulates blood, calms the wind.
Indications: Abdominal distension, bloody stools, menorrhagia, uterine bleeding, mental disorders, dream-disturbed sleep, convulsion.

SP 2: da du / Great Metropolis
Function: Strengthens the Spleen, promotes digestion, clears heat.
Indications: Abdominal distension, gastric pain, constipation, febrile diseases with anhidrosis.

SP 3: tai bai / Supreme White
Function: Strengthens the Spleen, resolves damp, strengthens the spine.
Indications: Gastric pain, abdominal distension, constipation, dysentery, vomiting, diarrhea, borborygmus, sluggishness, beriberi.

SP 4: gong sun / Yellow Emperor
Function: Tonifies Stomach and Spleen, regulates the Penetrating Vessel, stops bleeding, dispels fullness, pacifies the Stomach, removes obstructions, regulates menses.
Indications: Gastric pain, vomiting, abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, dysentery, borborygmus.

SP 5: shang qiu / Metal Hill
Function: Strengthens Stomach and Spleen, resolves damp.
Indications: Abdominal distension, constipation, diarrhea, borborygmus, pain and rigidity of the tongue, pain in the foot and ankle, hemorrhoid.

SP 6: san yin jiao / Three Yin Intersection
Function: Strengthens Spleen, resolves damp, promotes function of Liver and smooth flow of Liver Qi, tonifies Kidneys, nourishes blood and yin, benefits urination, regulates uterus and menstruation, moves and cools blood and eliminates stasis, stops pain, calms mind.
Indications: PMS, abdominal pain and distension, impotence, borborygmus, diarrhea, sterility, delayed labor, nocturnal emission, enuresis, dysuria, edema, hernia, genital pain, dizziness, vertigo, insomnia, muscular atrophy.

SP 7: lou gu / Leaking Valley
Function: Fortifies the Spleen and harmonizes the stomach, disinhibits damp and disperses swelling, frees the channels and quickens the connecting vessels, regulates Qi and blood.
Indications: Abdominal distension, borborygmus, coldness, numbness and paralysis of the knee and leg.

SP 8: di ji / Earth's Crux
Function: Removes obstructions from the channel, regulates Qi and blood, regulates the uterus, stops pain.
Indications: Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, edema, dysuria, nocturnal emission, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea.

SP 9: yin ling quan / Yin Mound Spring
Function: Resolves dampness, benefits the lower energizer, benefits urination, removes obstructions from the channel.
Indications: Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, dysentery, edema, jaundice, dysuria, enuresis, incontinence of urine, genital pain, dysmenorrhea, knee pain.

SP 10: xue hai / Sea of Blood
Function: Cools the blood, removes stasis of blood, regulates menstruation, tonifies blood.
Indications: Irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, uterine bleeding, amenorrhea, urticarial, eczema, erysipelas, pain in the medial aspect of the thigh.

SP 11: ji men / Winnower Gate
Function: Clears the head and disinhibits Qi, promotes free flow through the waterway.
Indications: Dysuria, enuresis, pain and swelling in the inguinal region, muscular atrophy, motor impairment, pain and paralysis of the lower extremities.

SP 12: chong men / Surging Gate
Function: Removes obstructions from the channel, tonifies yin.
Indications: Abdominal pain, hernia, dysuria.

SP 13: ju she / Bowel Abode
Function: Regulates Qi dynamic, soothes the Liver and relieves pain.
Indications: Lower abdominal pain, hernia.

SP 14: fu jie / Abdominal Bind
Function: Warms the center and dissipates cold, rectifies Qi and downbears counterflow.
Indications: Pain around the umbilical region, abdominal distension, hernia, diarrhea, constipation.

SP 15: da heng / Great Horizontal
Function: Strengthens the Spleen and limbs, resolves damp, regulates Qi, stops pain, promotes the function of the Large Intestine.
Indications: Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, dysentery, constipation.

SP 16: fu ai / Abdominal Lament
Function: Clears heat and disinhibits damp, frees bowel Qi.
Indications: Abdominal pain, indigestion, constipation, dysentery.

SP 17: shi dou / Food Hole
Function: Rectifies Qi and disinhibits water, courses the Triple Energizer.
Indications: Fullness and pain in the chest and hypochondriac region.

SP 18: tian xi / Celestial Ravine
Function: Loosens the chest and rectifies Qi, downbears counterflow and suppresses cough.
Indications: Fullness and pain in the chest and hypochondrium, cough, hiccup, mastitis, insufficient lactation.

SP 19: xiong xiang / Chest Village
Function: Diffuses and downbears Lung Qi, suppresses cough and stabilizes dyspnea.
Indications: Fullness and pain in the chest and hypochondriac region.

SP 20: zhou rong / All-Round Flourishing
Function: Diffuses and downbears Lung Qi, suppresses cough and stabilizes dyspnea.
Indications: Fullness in the chest and hypochondriac region, cough, hiccough.

SP 21: da bao / Great Embracement
Function: Moves blood in the blood connecting channels.
Indications: Pain in the chest and hypochondriac region, asthma, general aching and weakness.

Point

Chinese

English

Function

Indications

SP1

yin bai

Hidden White

Strengthens the Spleen, regulates blood, calms the wind.

Abdominal distension, bloody stools, menorrhagia, uterine bleeding, mental disorders, dream-disturbed sleep, convulsion.

SP2

da du

Great Metropolis

Strengthens the Spleen, promotes digestion, clears heat.

Abdominal distension, gastric pain, constipation, febrile diseases with anhidrosis.

SP3

tai bai

Supreme White

Strengthens the Spleen, resolves damp, strengthens the spine.

Gastric pain, abdominal distension, constipation, dysentery, vomiting, diarrhea, borborygmus, sluggishness, beriberi.

SP4

gong sun

Yellow Emperor

Tonifies Stomach and Spleen, regulates the Chong channel, stops bleeding, dispels fullness, pacifies the Stomach, removes obstructions, regulates menses.

Gastric pain, vomiting, abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, dysentery, borborygmus.

SP5

shang qiu

Metal Hill

Strengthens Stomach and Spleen, resolves damp.

Abdominal distension, constipation, diarrhea, borborygmus, pain and rigidity of the tongue, pain in the foot and ankle, hemorrhoid.

SP6

san yin jiao

Three Yin Intersection

Strengthens Spleen, resolves damp, promotes function of Liver and smooth flow of Liver Qi, tonifies Kidneys, nourishes blood and yin, benefits urination, regulates uterus and menstruation, moves and cools blood and eliminates stasis, stops pain, calms mind.

PMS, abdominal pain and distension, impotence, borborygmus, diarrhea, sterility, delayed labor, nocturnal emission, enuresis, dysuria, edema, hernia, genital pain, dizziness, vertigo, insomnia, muscular atrophy.

SP7

lou gu

Leaking Valley

Fortifies the Spleen and harmonizes the stomach, disinhibits damp and disperses swelling, frees the channels and quickens the connecting vessels, regulates Qi and blood.

Abdominal distension, borborygmus, coldness, numbness and paralysis of the knee and leg.

SP8

di ji

Earth’s Crux

Removes obstructions from the channel, regulates Qi and blood, regulates the uterus, stops pain.

Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, edema, dysuria, nocturnal emission, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea.

SP9

yin ling quan

Yin Mound Spring

Resolves dampness, benefits the lower energizer, benefits urination, removes obstructions from the channel.

Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, dysentery, edema, jaundice, dysuria, enuresis, incontinence of urine, genital pain, dysmenorrhea, knee pain.

SP10

xue hai

Sea of Blood

Cools the blood, removes stasis of blood, regulates menstruation, tonifies blood.

Irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, uterine bleeding, amenorrhea, urticaria, eczema, erysipelas, pain in the medial aspect of the thigh.

SP11

ji men

Winnower Gate

Clears the head and disinhibits Qi, promotes free flow through the waterway.

Dysuria, enuresis, pain and swelling in the inguinal region, muscular atrophy, motor impairment, pain and paralysis of the lower extremities.

SP12

chong men

Surging Gate

Removes obstructions from the channel, tonifies yin.

Abdominal pain, hernia, dysuria.

SP13

ju she

Bowel Abode

Regulates Qi dynamic, soothes the Liver and relieves pain.

Lower abdominal pain, hernia.

SP14

fu jie

Abdominal Bind

Warms the center and dissipates cold, rectifies Qi and downbears counterflow.

Pain around the umbilical region, abdominal distension, hernia, diarrhea, constipation.

SP15

da heng

Great Horizontal

Strengthens the Spleen and limbs, resolves damp, regulates Qi, stops pain, promotes the function of the Large Intestine.

Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, dysentery, constipation.

SP16

fu ai

Abdominal Lament

Clears heat and disinhibits damp, frees bowel Qi.

Abdominal pain, indigestion, constipation, dysentery.

SP17

shi dou

Food Hole

Rectifies Qi and disinhibits water, courses the Triple Energizer.

Fullnes and pain in the chest and hypochondriac region.

SP18

tian xi

Celestial Ravine

Loosens the chest and rectifies Qi, downbears counterflow and suppresses cough.

Fullness and pain in the chest and hypochondrium, cough, hiccup, mastitis, insufficient lactation.

SP19

xiong xiang

Chest Village

Diffuses and downbears Lung Qi, suppresses cough and stabilizes dyspnea.

Fullness and pain in the chest and hypochondriac region.

SP20

zhou rong

All-Round Flourishing

Diffuses and downbears Lung Qi, suppresses cough and stabilizes dyspnea.

Fullness in the chest and hypochondriac region, cough, hiccough.

SP21

da bao

Great Embracement

Moves blood in the blood connecting channels.

Pain in the chest and hypochondriac region, asthma, general aching and weakness.